This AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) advanced level course is a mid-level accounting qualification, ideal for anyone who is looking to advance their existing knowledge of accounting.
This flexible course is delivered in partnership with Mindful Education and combines online learning with virtual lessons using Teams.
About the course
• This AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) advanced level course is a mid-level accounting qualification, ideal for anyone who is looking to advance their existing knowledge of accounting.
This flexible course is blended delivery with weekly virtual sessions using Teams.
• This Level 3 course is part of the National Skills Fund initiative and is fully funded for eligible learners. Alternatively, you can apply for an advanced learner loan to cover the cost of studying this course. Please ask a member of the college staff for more information.
Please note: classroom attendance is weekly, every Monday 6 pm till 9 pm
What will I learn?
This qualification covers a range of complex accounting tasks. You will learn and master financial processes, including accounting principles and concepts, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts, VAT issues in business, management accounting costing techniques and ethical practices for accountants. You will also gain software skills through spreadsheet training for accounting.
On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded an AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting. This internationally recognised AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) qualification enables those working in accounting or those looking to pursue accountancy as a career to gain knowledge, practical experience and the all-important certification often sought by employers. Units of Study
The Level 3 course covers a range of key areas, including:
• Business Awareness
• Financial Accounting: Preparing Financial Statements
• Management Accounting Techniques
• Tax Processes for Business
You will also develop business communications and lifelong learning skills, applying what you learn in the course to the wider industry context.
Learners work towards achieving an Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship at Level 3 and will gain knowledge and skills that could lead to employment as:
• an Account Assistant
• an Account Payable and Expenses Supervisor
• an Assistant Accountant
• an Audit Trainee
• a Credit Controller
• a Finance Assistant
• a Finance Officer
• a Payroll Supervisor
• a Senior Bookkeeper
• a Tax Assistant
Registration Fees: Registration to become a member of the AAT is mandatory for all students and costs a one-off registration fee of £225. The employer or the learner can pay the membership fee but must be done directly to the AAT. The registration fee with the AAT will be for the duration of the level 3 qualification.
Study Method – Online and Virtual
In virtual classes using Teams, you benefit from regular classes with a college tutor – without having to commit to attending multiple evenings each week. Your tutor will review what you have learnt during your online lessons and will be on hand to guide progress and assessment. Regular discussion with classmates will help to reinforce key points while also providing the additional support and motivation that comes from being part of a group.
On successful completion of this course, you can progress to the AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma.
The skills and knowledge you will gain throughout this qualification will qualify you for roles including Finance Officer, Assistant Accountant and Bookkeeper. You will also be eligible for AAT Bookkeeper (AATQB) status, giving you the option to work as a freelance bookkeeper.
You must have a sound knowledge of bookkeeping principles to undertake the AAT Level 3 programme. Achievement of an AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting is advantageous but not essential.
This course is assessed through computer-based exams and a synoptic assessment, which draws on and assesses knowledge and understanding from across the qualification.
This Level 3 course is part of the National Skills Fund initiative and is fully funded for eligible learners. Alternatively, you can apply for an advanced learner loan to cover the cost of studying this course. Please ask a member of the college staff for more information.
The course duration is 10 months
Please complete a CRC enrolment form, which can be downloaded from our website www.camre.ac.UK. You will also find a copy of the enrolment form in our part-time prospectus. Alternatively, please contact our Enquiry Team on tel. 01223 226315 or email .